Milking Mastitis Management - Fundamentals Moyhu


Tuesday, 9th July 2024

9:45AM - 1:30PM

Wednesday, 10th July 2024

9:45AM - 1:30PM
LOCATION Moyhu Rec Reserve
Bartley St
Admit One / $0.00 AUD per person

Mastitis and milk quality affect the bottom line of all dairy farms. Dairy Australia estimates that every case of clinical mastitis costs around $450 in treatment costs and lost milk.

Milking Mastitis Management Is a two-day training course designed by Dairy Australia and delivered by a Countdown trained experts in mastitis and milk quality. (Replacing Cups on Cups off)

Day 1 is classroom based, covering best practice in milk harvesting, with the emphasis on the detection, treatment and prevention of clinical mastitis along with the importance of good stockmanship.

Day 2 covers the whole of the milking process including teat hygiene and disinfection, plant maintenance along with dairy hygiene and plant washing. The course is suitable for anyone on a dairy farm who milks cows - from farm owners, managers and sharefarmers - to family members and farm employees.

Learn about:

how and why mastitis infections occur

practical methods to detect and deal with mastitis

adapting your milking process to reduce the risk of infections

dairy hygiene and plant

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